Azzurri Group, the company behind Zizzi, ASK Italian, Coco di Mama and Radio Alice, saw sales increase 12.5% to £262.8m for the year ended 2 July 2017, according to its latest financial results.

The National Burger Awards is set to make a raucous return in 2018 to once again find the finest burgers in the UK from pubs, bars, restaurants and hotels.

New data from over 20,000 customer orders across the UK has revealed people’s coffee habits throughout the day and week.

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How can your restaurant reduce its food waste?

London hospitality and foodservice operators came together last week at Cyrus Todiwala’s Café Spice Namaste to learn about TRiFOCAL, a new project to dramatically reduce the food waste produced by their businesses.

UK brewery numbers rise to over 2,000

There are now over 2,000 breweries in the UK for the first time since the 1930s, according to UHY Hacker Young.

Brunch replaces Sunday lunch for 34% of Brits

The Sunday roast is being replaced by avocado on toast according to new research from Mintel, with 34% of Brits saying that brunch is becoming more popular than traditional weekend lunches, rising to 48% of those aged 23-34 and 45% of Londoners.

Benito’s Hat appoints new managing director

Former Ping Pong operations director Michael Pearson will become Benito’s Hat managing director from 1 November, as founder and CEO Ben Fordham steps down after nine years at the helm.

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